Description 1 of 1
Common synonyms: Goldmuskateller, Moscat, Moscatel, Moscato Cipro, Moscato Sirio, Muscato de Goloio
Parentage of the grape: It is the product of a cross between Muscat a Petits Grains Blancs and an unknown variety. It is considered a member of the Muscat family.
History of the grape: This golden-berried grape is one of dozens of strains of Muscat. It makes both sweet and dry wines in its native Trentino-Alto-Adige.
Characteristics of the grape: good acidity, with pronounced aromatics -- florals, yellow fruit
Regions where the grape currently is important: Trentino-Alto Adige
Type or types of wines the grape produces: This grape variety makes excellent and characterful dry, off-dry, and dessert-style white wines.
Best Wine Deals
Port on a budget?Replied
Whatcha drinking tonight?Replied
Robert Keenan Winery Syrah Napa Valley (2011)Reviewed
El Enemigo Cabernet Franc (2011)Reviewed
What have you bought lately?Replied
Fruit Bomb FanReplied
HI there!! I'm from B'ham, but currently live and work in Southamerica, I work with interesting wines from Chile and Argentina, but I'm curious about wines from AustraliaReplied
Sulfite It To Say: Stop Demonizing Sulfites In WineCommented
Regnie Par la Cave des Grand Vins de Fleurie (2011)Reviewed
Hello Snooth! We run The MN Wine Club, come join us!Replied